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Windows 7: L.A. Noire on PC - LAG Discussion, Please


17 Nov 2011   #1

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L.A. Noire on PC - LAG Discussion, Please

So what's the deal with L.A. Noire on the PC?
Rockstar promised that upon release it will work on a wide range of hardware, but that just doesn't seem true at all... Quite literally, it works just the same as GTA4 before the famous patch that fixed all that crap.

And I have to say that I've tried every possible setting to remedy this, but to no avail. There are three command line options to put in as an extra, but none of them seem to actually increase performance except one:

-str -npd -nonv
the middle one being the only one that actually made a difference.

But the game still struggles a lot, and though strangely, driving is usually calm, a simple task of repositioning the camera can be quite a pain. The only thing I seemed to figure out is that it must have something to do with the lighting. During the missions that take place in the daytime, the lag is unbearable at times. During the night, and sudden movement under street lights and indoor lights can also cause this awful stuttering.

The only thing I haven't really tried in detail is lowering the resolution of the game 'cause my monitor is FullHD (1920x1080) and any other resolution doesn't really provide me with a good view, the image is either stretched a la fit to width/height, or adds black bars at the top and bottom of the screen.

I understand that my hardware (barely) passes the minimum system requirements, butI should be able to play it with all the settings at low...

And believe it or not, setting it all to Balanced instead of Performance does nothing for me! The game will continue working fine in situations where it has worked fine before, and continue to lag constantly; no changes.

Weird... Does anyone know if there's a patch coming out soon? I really hate having tons of accounts on every frikken support forum for a game I play, so I just don't bother registering...

Also, any other advice (preferably from experience with this game on the PC?)


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17 Nov 2011   #2

windows 7 64 bit premium
 
 

man for i knew it struggle,noire is a console port!they never sweet on the pc as they dont make the effort to code them propa for the pc.EVEN KNOW THE GAMES MADE ON A PC.
weird but this is the case because of the billions of console owning noobs who out buy us pc gamers and make alot of money for the game companies!
I say get a console there cheap enough if you want to play certain games.
good luck with your problem
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17 Nov 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

i want to play it on PC
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17 Nov 2011   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Um, buying the console is not an option, there's no such thing as a cheap purchase in this country xD

and Bilal, you should be able to play it with your rig, thing is people with much better specs that mine AND yours were still complaining about the lag. I wonder if a patch will ever be released, since team Bondi is dead.
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22 Nov 2011   #5

windows 7 64 bit
 
 

man i have win 7 64 bit, and core2duo 3.0, gt 220 1gb ddr3, 4gb ram, can i play the game? and what are the tweaks for performance?
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22 Nov 2011   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

You should be able to play it, and the tweaks I wrote in the first post are only needed if you experience the lag.
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22 Nov 2011   #7

Windows 7 Ultumate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sinbin View Post
man for i knew it struggle,noire is a console port!they never sweet on the pc as they dont make the effort to code them propa for the pc.EVEN KNOW THE GAMES MADE ON A PC.
weird but this is the case because of the billions of console owning noobs who out buy us pc gamers and make alot of money for the game companies!
I say get a console there cheap enough if you want to play certain games.
good luck with your problem

absolutely loved what you said..i would not lie..i was severely tempted to buy a console cause of all the titles coming out there first..but i stuck to the good old tower case :P and it had treated me well!
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22 Nov 2011   #8

windows 7 64 bit
 
 

ok thanks for the reply Gornot, i'll get the game and i cross my fingers so that it will run ok, and i'll the tweaks, but man it's shame we get these kinds of console ports:S with no optimization whatsoever:S D**n ports with bugs
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22 Nov 2011   #9

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

F**k Rockstar, they've done nothing good for the last... well, almost 10 years or so. So screw them.
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26 Nov 2011   #10

Windows 7 Home premium 64bit SP1
 
 

rockstar always messes up there ports nothing new hell even gta sa when it came out had issues you needed like a high end card to play with shadows lol and gta iv is no differnt runs like crap on my rig even with all the patches so i have to get a better card if i want a better experience , what ever card is recommended you like always need 1 or 2 above that lol for their games
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